After two decades in Delhi, author and publisher Anita Roy returns to Somerset, pulled by the promise of fresh air and green grass and pushed out by the desertification of the landscape.
Deleting a worldview
‘Acorn’ and ‘magpie’ exit the Oxford Junior Dictionary and in comes ‘MP3 player’ and ‘voicemail’. You can see where this is going…
Readers will keep turning the pages of Steve Toltz’s new novel, Quicksand, in a masochistic orgy of pleasure
Of hawks and humans
Seventy-two years after its publication, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s Little Prince still enchants.
The best children’s books, and the most compelling tales, are those where the wildness and the danger coexist with the comfort and the security.
The Thousand Meta-Levels of David Mitchell
Into the Wilderness
We are seeing a renaissance in nature writing, which attests to a hunger among readers and a desperation to describe the natural world before it disappears
A Book is to Look.
Ruth Krauss’s wonder-full book, ‘I’ll Be You and You Be Me’.
What do geese think?
We might never understand animals, but they are profoundly similar to us…